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free blog video for your media project free media r t dot com. you can come forward against the world's most powerful intelligence agencies. completely free from risk. man expose washington's all seeing spy network justifies his actions saying he'd rather lose freedom than watch his government destroy privacy. the u.s. isn't the only one pledging no mercy for those who speak out its golf friends or taking internet greg downs to a much greater levels we're reporting that. violence in mali threatens to destabilize the whole of north africa according to the u.n. even as international business of vultures seek to get all the gold they can from the country's mines. and
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a storm over syria us military advances speeds up the debate in washington on arming the rebels while u.s. gathers troops jets and missiles nearby. what you are to live for moscow seven pm here on marina josh welcome to the program now the man who blew the whistle on an unparalleled u.s. surveillance webb has identified himself saying he expects to be made to suffer for his actions twenty nine year old former cia technical assistant added snowden was until monday holed up at a hong kong hotel afraid to leave his room for fear of retribution but he says he has no regrets and that exposing washington spy network against hundreds of millions of its own citizens was too important. i could be you know rendered by the
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cia i could have a people come after me or any of their their third party partner you know they would they work closely with a number of other nations or you know they could pay off the truck you know any any if their agents or assets we've got a cia station just up the road in the consulate here in hong kong i'm sure they're going to be very busy for the next week. and that's that's a fear i'll live under for the rest of my life however long that happens to be you can't come forward against the world's most powerful intelligence agencies and be completely free from risk because they're such powerful adversaries that the no one can meaningfully oppose them. if they want to get you they'll get you in time now the united states criminal chase has begun with top officials calling for snowden to be prosecuted to the harshest extent of the law intelligence analyst graham or a trainer harvey told us washington will try at everything to catch the whistleblower they will use all the palos available to them
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both legal and dare i say it illegal we've heard of rendition well he's he's too high profile at the moment i think to be spirited away so i do think that they will pay for the legitimate operation but there's no surprise about this it's a huge embarrassment it's a political embarrassment there is a phrase players in the stable door after the horses bolted well the thing is that with that was snowden he has given away so much information it is difficult to stop things now but they they will not stop this is the way that the intelligence services get their information nothing will change. as always here on r t we'd like to know what you think of the stories that we covered for you here and today on our website r.t. dot com we are asking what do you think will happen to add the word snowden now
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that he's come forward let's take a look at. the vote so far and almost a third of those of you who have participated in our online poll think that. snowden is likely to repeat bradley manning's fate that is he might be imprisoned well just under a quarter reckon that he'll follow julian assange ages example and seek asylum in a friendly embassy now the same number believe the case is too complicated for the spring to predict as to what will happen next and exactly twenty percent of those who participated in our online poll fear snowden my be eliminated to prevent any further leaks well let us know what do you think of this issue by logging to r.t. dot com and leaving your vote there. now when it comes to getting heavy with whistleblowers and free speech advocates the u.s. need to look no further than its own gulf allies several countries there have
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cracked down with a woman and kuwait given eleven years in jail on monday for insulting the emir on twitter our visa group is going off reports on how the gulf gets tough on the internet. let's now take a look at the u.s. friends who are known to have somewhat suspicious methods of upholding democratic freedoms of their citizens could tour the united arab emirates kuwait rain and saudi arabia in saudi arabia local media reports that the authorities asked the mobile providers to find ways to monitor encrypted messaging and apps like viber skype and whatsapp and said that if these applications could not be monitored then they would have to be blocked while last month senior saudi religious clerics declared those who use twitter are risking quote demonstration and lose both this world and their afterlife let's move on to qatar now seen by many as a regional media hub which openly supports radical freedom fighters in syria while
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it's now looking at punishing web sites and social media with a new internet coach under the new draft the of the audience will be allowed to remove news videos or posts even factual ones if they think the violate the sanctity of privacy now this brings us to the united arab emirates a country ruled by seven hereditary rulers were political parties are banned by law and their citizens can be jailed for tweeting like the recent case of a man who received ten months behind bars for describing the legal process around a group of civil society activists quote in bad faith now in kuwait this year alone at least six journalists and dozens of activists have been arrested on charges that include insulting the mirror on twitter other widespread charges for criticism online from users are threatening national security and offending religion all on the web but the jail sentences are anything but virtual and sometimes stretch to two years behind bars despite being party to the international court and on civil
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and political rights now finally last but not least rein six bloggers were given one year in prison each after they were found guilty of misusing the right of free expression and insulting the king even though apparently their angry tweets were merely criticism of the authorities. well there is also a question over why the u.s. hasn't been all that forthcoming over human rights violations in the gulf states despite championing its own global democracy credentials more on that side of the story for marty's marine important. addressing these gross human rights violations is problematic for the obama administration you see america has military bases throughout the gulf region which not coincidentally helped form a strategic envelope around iran additionally the us is in the midst of a major buildup of american military forces in the persian gulf more warships additional attack aircraft and most recently
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a laser weapon systems have been deployed to the region in two thousand and ten president obama struck a ten year sixty billion dollar weapons deal with saudi arabia and despite bahrain's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters the u.s. has reportedly continued to provide tens and tens of millions of dollars worth of weapons ammunition vehicle parts and communication equipment to the country now critics accuse the u.s. of conveniently turning a blind eye to human rights violations in the gulf region for its own interests and geo political purposes. when it comes to. running. for two hundred thirty. jails people told us murders. no repercussions with a gun it's so empowering if you have moved on but once we. also do.
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is to enforce their russian. tourists silent. most americans do not know we are supporting this all referred to as long as the gulf states continue standing under america's protective umbrella experts believe those nations will remain emboldened to violate human rights and democratic principles with impunity reporting from new york. r.t. . tonight stuff tear gassing in turkey as a kind of minister hits out and say government protesters labeling them marauders who lack respect for islam that's coming up here on our team. now roadside bomb has struggled buttons made the beirut to damascus highway damaging some vehicles it came shortly after syrian troops with the help of has been off fighters were going to draw on the town of qusayr near the lebanese border the syrian soldiers advances seem to be pushing rebel supporters to spur washington
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into action as opposed to here in our reports. of bomb administration could decide this week whether or not to approve lethal aid for syrian rebels the u.s. secretary of state john kerry has postponed a mid east tour to participate in these talks now according to officials they will also weigh the merits of the likely move of sending a u.s. if power to enforce a no fly zone which of course would be a very controversial decision at the same time lady a falls in to do with marines have been deployed along jordan's border with syria and this is according to israeli and grainier media this deployment is unrelated so we're being told with the joint military exercise that started on sunday now the united states has deployed if sixteen jets and missiles which can be used against planes and other missiles to jordan and according to washington it might keep him in the country off to these drills the action of course has raised concerns in the international community russia says the deployment is and i'm
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a construct of state that threatens to expand the conflict and many are questioning whether or not the u.s. is preparing to carry out an incursion in syria and if so this of course will only food worsen the situation there many complain and incite far more controversy we continue to hear reports of direct foreign involvement in fact we're just hearing reports now of three belgian citizens who were killed in syria fighting for the rebel front now experts. take that as many as two hundred belgians could be fighting in syria by now they would have come in through the turkish border and belgian police have a review of a state civil citizens who have returned to the country after fighting and being radicalized inside syria this is not the first time that we hearing of foreign is fighting in syria we have heard of americans fighting there in the past all of this is happening in light of the moves made by the syrian president bashar assad's forces in fact we're hearing reports that assad's troops are poised for an attack
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on the key city of holmes which could cut off so he is armed opposition from the south of the country we're also hearing that as many as five thousand hezbollah fight has reportedly now inside syria helping the machine play sun with its campaign after capturing the town of course song we haven't lebanese border last week. international lawyer and political analyst dr franklin lamb believes the decision to stand arms to syrian rebels will return to haunt president obama i think the obama administration is willing to do this in a modest way only to placate some of the neo cons and some of those in congress if you know the american people are behind this only twenty four percent in a recent poll said that they would think that that would be a wise for the americans over a half want to stay out of it so i think there is some chance but still there's a remaining problem for the administration finding a reliable group to give these arms to that would really do any
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good given all the all the divisions and whatever obama does he's going to get bond on this because the congress to a certain faction of the sudan is a lot to get into the wrong ones and they were going to have these arms i'll use. you know some sort of massacre and then it's going to bite. plan b. comes to greece quite literally oppa how the founder of a new party offering an alternative to greece tells art see what's at stake the rack state as a troika inspectors arrive to push for more cuts. be a pill popping to what degree is big pharma hijacking captured the western medical establishment what is the real aim of the pharmaceutical industry to make people healthy or to generate healthy profits for themselves and is there anything we can
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welcome back you're watching our armed separatist groups in northern mali pose a serious threat to security across the region and african u.n. peacekeepers don't have the equipment they'll need when they deploy next month those damning conclusions are from a u.n. report released on monday but security is not the only concern for mali's people maria financial reports on the fear of the global gold diggers are ready to plunder the country's precious resources. little mina and attains herself while her entire family is at work her mom dad brothers and sisters are all miners and one of molly's many so-called traditional gold mines. will make a hole the size of a body with this and then we dig deeper and deeper. the industrial mines series investments from big foreign companies work with machinery although often referred to as government mines their role in fact private was only twenty percent
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of their revenue being paid into the country's coffers those who work in traditional mines don't have to pay the authorities but at the same time they don't get any help either the hell is narrow and deep they dig until they strike gold or some of the mines here go down to the depth of sixty metres they go and over fifteen or a twenty story building the tunnels are so cramped there is barely any room for movement here with no support structure it looks like nick loves it and it won't carry here we're going to see us about. real dollars overseas he. catto this minor tells me here is ten here working on the road for hours it wasn't great was. that it here minutes brydon becomes difficult with the lack of oxygen. this is the hardest part of a very long process rocks are extracted before being pounded sifted and washed
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if the team gets lucky their hours of back breaking work will produce some grains of gold the money raised by the say you will then be divided between all those who went down the peat sometimes as many as a thousand miners. not happy as i work more hours than i get for having spent around five hours here we are dirty exhausted and terribly dehydrated people here usually work from ten to eleven hours per day every evening they're paid but not in cash they're given rocks taken from the mine this may contain gold if it doesn't just left empty handed with this game of luck is for many mali ends of their only way of getting paid but it seems the dreams of wealth in one of the poorest countries on earth could be dashed as the government moves to ban traditional mines . it's on a huge scale with a lot of money the black market is growing there's no property taxes today and we don't get a penny from. the monthly budget officials complain the traditional gold exploration
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is not about helping the poor to become more affluent but about exploiting them to make their wealth flee march richer than they were before molly's gold experts have more than tripled in the last decade yes mullins indeed seem not to be monday beneficiaries. but not all believe the authorities intentions will diminish property is by use the funds you only care about to begin with really rather want to come in and take over the interest mineral wealth and certainly want to hear about ordinary people stuff that you just picked up on the back of it is this november and joined by. when suisse venture will start operating the country's first gold refinery with a monthly capacity of the country's any oil production it will require a huge increase in exploration at least seven chinese geological agencies have already arrived in the country with many more likely to follow. along will these others change anything for the better for. the future of these people remains
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uncertain like their income and it's not clear whether they'll still have even their meager place under the african sun. original shawty from mali. they haven't there were ten lights on tear gas and water jets but the tens of thousands have poured a gallon tuesday ambles taksim square remain resolute continuing their call for the prime minister to resign or premier the ones maintaining his tough stance warning demonstrators that his patience was wearing thin are just are english the reports from the heart of the unrest. this is still going on people are saying they're not backing down they're going to continue to protest and it's not all fun and games protesters have come under fire from police and on caracas is the second day in a row that such such an event has happened in fact on cars one of those is that one
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of the turkish cities which has been under a lot of pressure when it comes to police reacting to the protests in fact it has been gassed or somehow the water cannons have been used some protesters almost every single day off the protests which have been going for more than a week at this point almost two weeks in istanbul the worrying trend here is that the prime minister don't want continues to talk about his supporters who are also getting ready to go to destry according to or don't want. their patience is running thin and those who are siding with the prime minister are ready to take to the streets and express their points of view is that of course happens that all of allister experts are predicting. extreme civil unrest in the country and all of them first are hoping that that will not be the case as it stands at this point people in istanbul show absolutely no determination to go anywhere they have been camping out here in taxi man and in gezi park for more than
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a week at this point their main demand is also to see the prime minister leave his post but the prime minister obviously has made it clear that he is not going anywhere. the grassroots protests were first sparked by plans to bulldoze a park inducting square in a stammer but spread massively with people angry at the president islamised leaning government prime minister to push on was a redevelopment regardless but with all science expert gerry saul from turkey bill can university says the prime minister's combative stance is just making things worse. there's no change of position in the. for the new building he wants to put up a new old building he wants to put up. won't have a shopping mall otherwise he hasn't backed of one. kind of aggressive language against the demonstrators this. is my role has. social so there's been said that. the prime minister the opposition party. is so very very careful not to
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talk. to these demonstrations but. there's no kind of central body people gather the streets and that the whole nature of the protest is spontaneous the grassroots people want to join the political party with little movement they represent a broad range of interests that will come together again. in taksim. across the country. and we've got a full time while the turmoil in turkey at r.t. dot com and there's a trouble at c.l. take a look at this. it's a rare twist for holiday makers and france when they catch side about turn nato a rare phenomenon on that side of the atlantic. a step on the space ladder for you ron it's got a new satellite monitoring station saying it's now well on the way to becoming a fully fledged cosmic research nation get the details.
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and days after admitting it had miscalculated the devastating effects of a stereo on greece the international monetary fund delegation is returning to athens they'll be joined by e.u. and european central bank chiefs still today on the greek government fire four thousand more state employees in return for cash where the former leader of the syriza party in but now leads the opposition says the time is ripe for a plan b. . for one. and the boat going to sink. to find the plan b. so this is exactly the racial we have to do to find it would be because of belonging a. distraction for. most twenty five. and older before five year we've. four or five times the
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unemployment rate we had before we ever. told you for without employment this is. not a surprising show of optimism the french president's declared the end of the eurozone crisis but from so along words are unlikely to sound convincing to europeans enjoying record high unemployment and painful belt tightening measures across the continent s s r so he reports even brussels at the heart of the e.u. has few opportunities for those left without a livelihood. i'm forty seven and never seen a goal from go to go through as for was nobody. nobody needs me you know how can i say i'm messing around. i don't see any future for us here we have to go back and back to their native rumania nikko had to mildew ran into financial
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trouble after getting it back moon few years ago in order to repay the debt they thought they'd try their luck elsewhere a fruitless journey that took the from italy to germany denmark and i'm sure done before finally ending up here in the e.u. capital brussels we can find anything. they tiny and people complain is they don't have anything to work we try to go to germany. he's much tougher you know it's an unpleasant situation that's quickly becoming the norm in the course of stricken european union and the seventeen nations euro zone in april the jobless rate went up yet again to twelve point two percent compared to twelve point one percent in march that's nineteen million men and women in the whole e.u. twenty six point five million people are out of work the figures are even worse for the other twenty five's as youth unemployment in some countries has gone through
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the week. in greece any strange things out there and young people are out of the job this is just incredible labor mobility last week greece so that they can move from high unemployment area to open employment area like for example germany clearly that's easier said than done though for people like nicole and his wife what these latest unemployment figures show is something already known that europe is struggling to find ways to create jobs but what they don't show are the day to day lives of the twenty six and a half million unemployed your parents many. who are desperately finding ways to put an end to their struggles to end up thinking. yes yes if you compare the youngest group with the middle age group or with the only stage group is not the youngest. the biggest problems is to middle age got to be what's most problems after forty forty five through
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a chance the funny jokes is really really made me feel you're almost gone for the life being unemployed on food you're mentioned and that is exactly why mika is now forced to think about what you're been called to me via i want to go back home because the. i don't see anything here. is very hard to find the job and everybody who could chew like you don't we want to war like you how can i say like a suspect you know. we have no idea we have here for luggage a man who want to steal something you don't go we go give them away they seem to you don't belong here this is you supposed to be like a big family but nothing but. i'm very sorry to say that. this or sylvia r.t. brussels. house to go get some of the stories from around the world afghan soldiers
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have killed all seven attackers at kabul international airport after a large scale taliban assault armed with rocket propelled grenades assault rifles and at least one large bomb the insurgents seized one of the buildings an open fire a series of explosions were also heard outside the facility which houses a large nato base. government workers in india's kashmir angry of being underpaid and job insecurity to their fury to the streets riot police have to come in to disperse them after several hundreds rally well where they are temporary contracts and not getting regular salaries public. sector workers there have increasingly started taking to the streets to get leaders to consider their demands. now several car blasts and a suicide bomb attack have ripped through two rocky cities near the capital killing up to twenty two people the attackers targeted a bustling food markets in both cities reportedly to provoke
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a civil war no one has yet admitted the violence but local qaida linked militants have become tory as for such bombings around two thousand people have died in sectarian violence in iraq since april. and coming your way here in our team is peter lavelle and he's guest or ready to raise the temperature is of the next. six india residents were thrown off of an airplane not for what they said but how they said it because they said it in another language russian in fact a paranoid and cowardly steward on the plane told them that they had to clear out just for speaking of the other language to be here.

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